Project [Dis]Connect by the J. Walter Thompson Young Commodores

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The J. Walter Thompson Young Commodores – students from Manhattan Early College School for Advertising (MECA), Miami Ad School and City College of New York – had an amazing opportunity to work with the great people from the Discover Outdoors Foundation Kirk Reynolds and Lauren Skonieczny. Throughout the 15-weeks the YC’s stayed in close contact with DOF and led the project from beginning to end.

4A’s Names Keesha Jean-Baptiste Senior Vice President of Talent Engagement and Inclusion

Marketing & Communications

Jean-Baptiste comes to the 4A’s after a long and productive tenure heading up talent and HR at Wieden+Kennedy.

McKinney Names 2017 Joni Madison Mtern Diversity Scholar

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UNC Senior Barbrianna Adams awarded scholarship that aims to help diversify ad industry.

Behind the Scenes: Valerie Graves – Valerie Graves Creative

Ever wonder what it felt like to be one of a few black ad women to work on an auto account a few decades ago? Hear what Valerie Graves experienced while working in a general market (vs. minority owned) agency.

See It & Be It: Sandi Harari of BARKER

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This creative leader shares her ideas on how to succeed in advertising if you’re a young person and/or female.

“See It & Be It”: Tara DeVeaux, CMO of BBDO

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BBDO’s CMO shares her insights into the opportunities and challenges facing women and people of color

These 4 Atlanta Agencies United to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in Their Hometown

Third Party Content

Advertising for Change coalition wants to help the city stand out.

The Case for Diversity in Advertising

Third Party Content

Oona King, Director of Diverse Marketing at YouTube, shares what African-American millennials think about media and advertising, as well as the need for more diversity in the advertising industry in this Think with Google piece. She finds that black millennials want to see more inclusive advertising, engage with black voices, and find inspiration in #YouTubeBlack creators.

5 Questions for: John Barker, Chief Idea Officer of Barker

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Barker shares his advice for young agency staffers and how to succeed in the business.

What Black Millennials on YouTube Want From Advertisers

Third Party Content

Think with Google shares thoughts from top black YouTube creators on ways brands can develop more inclusive advertising.

See It & Be It: Linda A. Fanaras of Millennium Integrated Marketing

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In 2017, why do you think it’s still necessary to talk about opportunities for women in the industry, and how women are portrayed in advertising? Whether it’s 2017, or 100 years from now, I don’t believe there is ever a time we should say, “Our work here is done.” If 25 years in marketing have […]

This is Adland ’17: Gender and Ethnicity

Research Services

This is the second survey by Campaign and the IPA on gender and ethnicity in UK advertising agencies.